Grant Mabie

Crestwood hopes trash service improves

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com The days of Meridian Waste Services’ contract with the city of Crestwood may be numbered after residents and aldermen have complained about poor trash service. The company’s contract is up in March, and new trash bids were due to the city by last week. The Board of Aldermen could

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Hecht named new fire chief in Crestwood

Pictured above: City clerk Helen Ingold administers the oath to new Fire Chief Lou Hecht at the Crestwood Board of Aldermen meeting Nov. 13. Hecht is taking over the role of fire chief after former Chief David Oliveri moved to Washington state to become fire chief of the town of Anacortes. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

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Grant Mabie will serve as Crestwood’s mayor

Pictured above: Grant Mabie celebrates winning Crestwood mayor at his watch party on Tuesday, Nov. 6. Mabie is the current Ward 3 alderman for Crestwood and will likely be sworn in as mayor before the end of November. Photo courtesy of Grant Mabie.  By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com There’s no maybe about it — Ward

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Crestwood Shop ‘n Save closes Nov. 16

Pictured above: The Green Park Shop ‘n Save, one of the Shop ‘n Saves in the area to be converted to a Schnuck’s. Photo by Bill Milligan. By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com  Residents of Crestwood will have one less option for grocery shopping after the Crestwood Shop ’n Save closes its doors for good Friday,

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Crestwood mayor candidates debate issues at Call’s forum

Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Development of the Crestwood Mall site, first responders and economic development were some of the topics debated in a forum last week by the Crestwood residents running for mayor in the election Tuesday, Nov. 6. Current Ward 3 Alderman Grant Mabie is facing Christopher Court, a business analyst, and Neil

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Editorial: Call makes endorsements for next week’s elections

The Call offers the following endorsements for the election Tuesday, Nov. 6. 91st District House In the 91st District, incumbent Rep. Sarah Unsicker, D-Shrewsbury, matches up with Gravois Republican Committeewoman Jennifer Bird of Crestwood. Although we appreciate Bird and her perennial enthusiasm, we like what Unsicker, an attorney, brings to Jefferson City. Her colleagues praise

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